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Kristen Olynick | Greater Vancouver & Lower Mainland

As a true believer that one size does not fit all and as someone who celebrates diversity, Kristen loves to assist couples in creating their dream wedding—in or out of the box. From the Ranch (decked in cowboy boots), to mountain peaks, along the shores of lakes, rivers & the ocean….and of course, the more traditional approaches as well, She has had the privilege of being a part of some amazing weddings! With expertise in various fields, including relationship and life coaching, Kristen has been able to assist couples in moving from average to exceptional in their relationship. She has a passion for seeing couples plan a bright and brilliant wedding day. She has a pretty exceptional smile as well, so you are always happy when you’re with Kristen!


Kristen was incredible! We loved her from the get go and she was perfect for us. She always answered our questions, made us feel super comfortable and reassured, and we could not have asked for a better match!

Thank you for being part of our day!

Kellie & Riley

Beyond our wildest dreams!

You 100% should book with Kristen! She is, by far, the most genuine, sincere, caring and loving Officiant and person we have ever met.

She truly made our wedding ceremony unforgettable and we are beyond grateful to her.

She was so welcoming to our guests, so kind and respectful of our wishes and encouraged us along our journey to become husband and wife.

Our guests had nothing but the kindest words of praise for her and the way she conducted our ceremony!

Thank you does not even come close to what we would like to say to Kristen. Honestly, if you have the pleasure of having her as your Officiant, you should count your lucky stars for she is one in a million!

With much love and respect!

Patrick & Ashley

We shared our big day with Kristen and would like to thank her so much for not only officiating our big day, but for being such an amazing person. Right away we felt Kristen’s positive energy and uplifting emotion. She took out the stress and filled everyone with an amazing sense of joy. We can’t thank her enough for how special she made the whole process Her positive energy and outgoing personality made the whole experience feel more than special. Even though we live in Toronto, she was able to accommodate our needs by corresponding via email and phone. If we were to do it again, we would ask for Kristen in a heart beat. Thank you Kristen for guiding us through such a wonderful time in our lives. We cherish the time we were able to spend with you.

Tim & Katherine♥

Kristen was very friendly, easy to talk to and walked us through each step of the process. She personalized our ceremony to fit our story and her delivery style is relaxed and caring. Would recommend to others.

Nicole & Alan

We loved having Kristen as our Officiant for our wedding. She has a very kind and welcoming presence that made our ceremony so perfectly intimate. She took time in getting to know us and put a lot of care and heart into creating our story – our ceremony flowed seamlessly with her guidance. We love her positive energy and confidence and could not have been officially married in better hands! (Kristen also has an amazing sense of style and dresses to compliment your wedding party/theme!)

Lori & Zhuran

My husband and I could not be more pleased with the experience we had with Kristen as our officiant. Kristen was incredibly sweet, helpful, clear, and thoughtful. Kristen was helpful in explaining her services in our initial phone call, and took the time to get to know us at our first meeting. Kristen was engaged in learning about our story, our vision, our families, and our hopes for the day. Kristen was there to facilitate the rehearsal dinner, and came early to the ceremony. Kristen was independent in getting everything ready while us as the bride and groom were running around preparing ourselves. She has a beautiful speaking voice, and wrote such an amazing version of our story. She connected with our family and talked to many of our guests on both the night of the rehearsal and ceremony. We feel so lucky to have had her to do the personal ceremony of our dreams.

Zay & Jordyn

Kristen is amazing! We decided to get married with one month to plan the entire wedding and Kristen helped make our wedding planning stress-free! In fact, she exuded genuine happiness for us and she helped us enjoy the planning process. We were thrilled with the ceremony, which was private and intimate with only our family as our witnesses. Family members have even commented on how lovely Kristen is as an officiant and she had us all laughing and crying tears of happiness throughout the entire ceremony. In all honesty, the ceremony was even better than we could have imagined!

She made us feel extremely comfortable, answered all of our questions, was prompt in her responses, and very flexible. My grandmother was not doing well at the time of our wedding and Kristen graciously arranged it so that we could call her the night before should we need to change our ceremony destination to include my grandmother who, at the time, was limited in her mobility. This was the biggest stressor of all for me and my husband and we really couldn’t thank her enough for alleviating this stress for us. She is compassionate and caring and I think everyone should book her if you can!

The cost is also very reasonable and worth every dime!

Veronica & Tim

Kristen Olynick was an absolute dream to work with. She made everything so simple and easy and was always extremely responsive. She customized our ceremony exactly how we wanted it. I received so many compliments from wedding guests that say they absolutely loved her personality, energy and positive vibes. I made the best decision going with Kristen on our special day and highly recommend her to anyone planning their own wedding!

Peggah & Brady

Kristen Olynick was absolutely wonderful! We could not have asked for anyone more perfect to officiate our special day. She made our ceremony easy to plan and responded very quickly to emails. She did an amazing job customizing our ceremony and the flow and length was perfect! My husband and I were extremely nervous the day of, but Kristen’s warm, calming presence put us both at ease. Thanks to her, our ceremony will always be an unforgettable, special moment for us.

Ashley & Nick

We had Kristen for our officiant this past week and had a wonderful experience working with her. She guided us through creating our ceremony just the way we wanted it. It was perfect! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a personalized ceremony

Tania & Alex

There was no question after meeting Kristen that my (now husband) Anthony and I wanted her to be our Wedding Officiant so…


Where do I start? How can I say thank you? An engraved wedding favor pen? A photograph of us? These small token do not even begin to show OUR gratitude for your warmth, your humour and sensibilities that made our wedding ceremony even more special thank we could have imagined!

Our sincerest thanks,

Lisa and Anthony Church

Kristen officiated our wedding 7-14-2019. We are so beyond happy that we chose her as our officiant. Her detail and genuine caring about the ceremony and the passages said at the ceremony were way above and beyond our expectations. She was the 200% right choice for us and are so lucky that she was recommended when we were looking. She incorporated our children in beautifully which was really important to us and made sure that we had the time to absorb each part of our ceremony so we didn’t feel like it just “flew by”. We highly recommend her. so beyond happy with our ceremony. Thank you!

Jennifer & Trevor

Kristen, thank you so much for being a part of our special day! We loved having you as our officiant! Your energy is so fun and loving – you made us feel so much more comfortable and less nervous! We loved the story you created about us – I couldn’t help but get teary eyed listening to it!

Lori & Zhuran

Kristen was amazing! Kristen was a lit officiant. We are so so very glad that we were connected with her. She is kind, caring, fun, thoughtful, organized, professional and all around amazing. She truly made our day what we dreamed of. She was a rockstar during the rehearsal and really helped make sure everything ran smoothly. She honoured our wishes and gave suggestions when we needed. The ceremony was incredible. It was real, genuine, personal, heart warming and beautiful. Kristen set the tone for just what we were hoping for. We are so grateful!!

Casey & Flavio

My husband and I had the privilege of having Kristen O as our officiant, and she was amazing. Our ceremony was not the generic boring wedding ceremony I’ve experienced; it was personable and reflected us as a couple. Kristen, you are amazing! We were so lucky to have you. Thank you so much! Our day was absolutely amazing ♥️♥️ You were fabulous!

Shayla & Daryl

We couldn’t have asked for anyone better to officiate our wedding! Kristen has an amazing energy that shone through from her first introductory email right to the ceremony and beyond. Never a hesitation when I emailed with questions. We FaceTimed with her shortly before the ceremony to go over the details and we just loved her! She spoke with such joy about us during our ceremony. My mother wanted a blessing for our union and Kristen wrote an absolutely beautiful one for us! These guys know what they’re doing and make sure that you get exactly what you want! Our day was perfect and a big part of it was because of Kristen!!

Alicia & Keith

We had a small and intimate wedding ceremony on a mountain top. It was even more than what we dreamed of! The helicopter ride was very smooth and the scenery was stunning. Kristen is a very friendly, kind, and patient person.

Fai & Daniel

Can’t thank our friends enough for recommending Kristen as our officiant and she was super responsive to all our requests and helped put together the perfect ceremony for our small, intimate wedding. Her style and delivery were perfect for engaging everyone and making them feel a part of the ceremony and she managed to cope with all the little ad libs and laughter from me and my bride. Would definitely recommend Kristen; in fact I already did to one of our wedding party getting married next year.

Martin & Yoyo

Our officiant was Kristen and we couldn’t have been more lucky than to be matched up with her. She personalized our ceremony in a way that was unique to us and incorporated all the aspects that we found important. She was calm and reassuring, a great resource for information, and was extremely organized and direct with her instructions (which made us feel more comfortable with something that could have been way more nerve wracking!). Such a pleasure to work with!

Ashley & Patrick

We wanted to write and say thank you so much for being part of OUR day! Honestly, pulling up in a cloud of dust after continuing a search for us (I am SO sorry about the directions!), you were such a delight! Although our parents weren’t there, I felt as though you were a proud mother sending me over the cliff to meet Matt! Many comments of how lovely and thoughtful, excited and appreciative of the work we had put in to create our day, and genuinely in love with what you do were said after you left, that is absolutely what couples should look for when they are seeking someone to marry them! We appreciated your excitement, your sincerity, our instant connection with you, your easy-going nature and the fact that you created a genuine celebration not for us, but WITH us. It was a day we will never forget and we couldn’t stop saying, on the drive home, how perfect everything was…even the timing! You were a beautiful part of our day. Thank you, thank you!

Acacia & Matt

Kristen, officiated our wedding this August & I can only begin to tell you how amazing she is! I had an officiant already booked for our wedding, but when friends of ours got married in June with Kristen, I just knew I had to have her & cancelled our old officiant & booked her immediately! Kristen was amazing from the first email. She is incredibly sweet, prompt with returning emails, her outfits are appropriate & beautiful, & she just absolutely loves her job. Kristen is the first to tell you that she loves love & it is so apparent. Our ceremony was so personalized because Kristen actually cares enough to truly get to know her couples! I have had multiple friends & family members come to me & say how awesome she was also. I would recommend her to anyone!

Marissa & Kristzian

Kristen, is an absolutely phenomenal person. My husband and I really wanted to have a personalized ceremony performed by someone who truly got us – from the moment we met Kristen we knew she was the one! Whether it was talking on the phone or chatting over coffee, Kristen took the time to really get to know us and our story and she quickly became our friend. Furthermore, my husband and I are not too fond of the spotlight, so the wedding ceremony was a source of anxiety for both of us. Kristen easily removed those anxieties for us, not only in the planning process, but on the day of as well. This is a great company with exceptional people and my husband and I would highly recommend them if you are looking for a truly special and personalized ceremony!

Tess & Dillon

Kristen was nothing short of amazing! She came across as a very genuine and lovely person and was extremely attentive to any questions or concerns and in turn she was very informative. In the weeks leading up to our big day, she made sure that everything was dialled in and we were feeling comfortable. The ceremony was an awesome experience; She was able to set the tone for the day and tell our stories in a beautiful and very fun way. We cannot say enough good things about this lovely lady. Thank you!

Madison & Jan

Thank you so much for everything, Kristen!! You were awesome and made us both feel so comfortable on our big day, even though we were shaking with nerves. The ceremony was easier than I thought it would be. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!

Morgan & Daren

Kristen was our officiant and she was completely amazing! Her ceremony was beautiful and we had tons of compliments from our family and friends on how great she was. She was an absolute pleasure to get to know and to work with. We had absolute peace of mind that we were looked after for our big day.

Megan & Jonathan

Kristen was amazing! We are so grateful to have had her as our officiant. From the beginning, our first meeting with Kristen, she was prompt, professional and she really loves what she does! Thank you so much for an amazing ceremony and thank you Kristen for all the work and time that you had put into the script and getting to really know us!

Natasha R

Thank you so much Kristen! It was certainly a magical and beautiful day! Couldn’t have pictured it any other way now. We are so happy and excited for what is next. Thank you so much for helping us commit to each other!

Brittany & Nick

Mr. & Mrs. want to say thank you and a big hug to our amazing officiant Kristen!

Yeran Cheng

Our officiant was Kristen and we couldn’t have been more lucky than to be matched up with her. She personalized our ceremony in a way that was unique to us and incorporated all the aspects that we found important. She was calm and reassuring, a great resource for information, and was extremely organized and direct with her instructions (which made us feel more comfortable with something that could have been way more nerve wracking!). Such a pleasure to work with!

Thank you again Kristen, for doing such an amazing job with our ceremony. Everyone told us that it was so clearly a reflection of us and that makes us so happy! We’ve just returned from our honeymoon and have been looking at the footage that our videographer shot of the ceremony—it brings tears of happiness to our eyes!

Eliza and Ryan

Kristen was an incredible officiant to work with right from the get go!

Arranging our first meeting was super easy as she was very flexible with when and where we could meet. When we first sat down with her in person, it was like she was a long lost friend! Both my (now) husband and I couldn’t believe how comfortable we felt inviting Kristen into our relationship.

Over the next few months Kristen was immensely helpful in walking us through how a ceremony comes together. She answered all of our questions and really listened to what we wanted, plus, she ran our rehearsal like a super friendly, super sweet drill sergeant which was EXACTLY what we needed!

The ceremony was completely perfect. We wouldn’t have changed a word. It made both of us laugh and both of us cry and it was just so “us.” We’re still hearing compliments from our guests weeks after the wedding!

We couldn’t have been happier with our experience and will be recommending Kristen to anyone we know getting married in the future!

Nicole & Jan

Our officiant, Kristen, was very approachable and quick to understand how we wanted our ceremony to be. We had a small elopement with just 2 witnesses. On the day of, she made us feel very comfortable, made us laugh, and the ceremony was exactly how we wanted it to be. We couldn’t have asked for a better experience.

Mark & Danai

Kristen! You are so sweet! It was great to work with you and you really made the day so special! Everything turned out just great and we are very happy!

Lauren & Neil

Thank you so much for the lovely ceremony! We feel so fortunate to have had you there to walk us through it and you made it very special for us. It was exactly what we had hoped for, it felt very “us”. It was wonderful to meet you and a pleasure to have you join us in celebration! We will never forget it!

Carla & Cam

Thanks, Kristen! We are really thankful to you for playing such a pivotal role in the whole affair and for dealing with our last minute planning with great forbearance! You’ll be forever part of our memory of this experience. Thanks again.

Samuel & Christine

We feel very blessed to be married by such a genuine and loving person as yourself – thank you for working so hard to make it all perfect for us. It was the most wonderful day of my life so far and I still feel like I am in a dream. Thank you for your blessings in our marriage.

Amanda & Scott

We just wanted to say thank you again! Kristen made our ceremony perfect.

Brittany and Thomas

Thank you so much. It was an amazing day and Kristen made us look so good and organized.

She made the ceremony so spectacular, touching and unique to us. Then was able to add in some humor at our request to keep it light.

We absolutely loved how easy Kristen made the process for us, in fact all of you did – so thank you again.

Laurie + Jeff

Wow what a whirlwind day! Thank you so much for your generosity in being our officiant. You were the perfect person to marry us and we are ever so thankful to have you play such a big part in our union! Thank you so much!!!!!!

We really cannot thank you enough!

Mark & Anita

Me and my now husband come from different countries, cultures and religions. Our parents don’t speak English and we had no translators. Now imagine how difficult it was be to be our officiant.

We met a couple of other officiants, but when we met Kristen, we knew she was the one. She took the time to listen to our story and prepare a very a personalized ceremony and helped us with the vows. She came early and was dressed professionally. It was a great experience.

Orgilsaikhan Byambajav

Thank you Kristen for being part of our wedding! We loved your humor and the overall flow of the ceremony. We had many people come up to us saying how well the ceremony was!

We could not have done this without you! Thank you for all your support. Was so great to meet you and to have you there for our day.

Keeley & Ian

Kristen, thank you so much for officiating our marriage ceremony! You were fantastic and we really appreciated your patience and support through the day! We could not have asked for a better officiant

Jordon & Cassandra

What a wonderful experience!! Very responsive to emails with all my questions since we were traveling to BC from Missouri. Thank you for making our day awesome!

Bobbie & Rob

Kristen we wanted to say thanks again for being part of our ceremony. You made both Brandon and I feel so comfortable, and you really were the perfect person to marry us. We could not have asked for anyone better.

Hailey & Brandon

We wanted to thank Kristen for helping to create a truly memorable ceremony for us. We had an awesome day filled with love, laughter, and wonderful memories. Kristen set the tone for what turned out to be a day filled with many blessings. We hope that the success of her 30-year marriage will rub off on us.

Mike & Joanne

Thank you so much Kristen! It was certainly a magical and beautiful day! Couldn’t have pictured it any other way now. We are so happy and excited for what is next. Thank you so much for helping us commit to each other!

Brittany & Nick

We wanted to thank you so much for officiating our wedding! It was amazing and we received many compliments from our guests on how great the ceremony was! Thank you! It was a very touching ceremony and it would have not been possible without you there with us!

Sean & Iva

Kristen was the perfect officiant for our wedding! She was warm and personable – a great fit for our intimate wedding. My husband and I planned our Vancouver wedding remotely from the US, and Kristen was extremely accommodating. She truly guided us through the entire ceremony planning process. Thank you Kristen for making our day extra special!

Christine Kim

Kristen, we wanted to thank you so much for making our wedding ceremony so meaningful. You made the entire process enjoyable and we have received so many compliments on our fabulous officiant!

Brittany & Nate

One of the reasons why our wedding ceremony was so over the top amazing was because Kristen officiated it! She is one of the kindest and most genuine people I have ever met. Just talk to her and you will see she truly believes in love. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to get married. The way she organised our ceremony was truly outstanding and she even suggested things we would have never thought of like our tree planting! Thank you Kristen so much for everything 🙂

Courtney & Anthony

We planned our Vancouver wedding from out of town but that was never a challenge. Our officiant Kristen was always very responsive and happy to answer our questions. Most importantly, our guests and us had a blast during the ceremony! Couldn’t have done it without her!

Thank you so much, Kristen! We received lots of compliments on the ceremony, so that was definitely all you! We were on tip toes when you spoke of our story, all ears!

Finally, I especially enjoined the little banter you and Toby had during the rehearsal, over which hand to use for the exchange of rings. Such a true demonstration of professionalism!

Thank you for everything!

Ruth & Tobias

We so appreciate being able to have our little elopement on such short notice even though it was pouring rain on the day, we braved the weather and so appreciate that our officiant (Kristen) and camera woman (Naomi) did as well for us!

Brittany & Nick

Our wedding was truly an amazing and very romantic experience for us. Just as we had imagined and even more. We appreciated and enjoyed every minute of it 😊 and it will always be in our hearts!

We thank you so much for guiding and supporting us all the way from the beginning with our thoughts and ideas for the ceremony. You were very present and we felt very secure in you leading the ceremony.

We are glad that we met you before the ceremony and got to know you. We are also glad you mingled with Simon and our friends before the ceremony. That meant a lot to us 😊

Thank you so much Kristen! We will always remember you being a part of our very beautiful, important and romantic day. We hope our paths will cross again some day…

Tina & Simon

Thank you so much for the beautiful day Kristen. Brendan and I both could not have been happier with the way everything went. My mom literally won’t stop talking about how nice you were and how you were like a part of the family… Can not thank you enough!

Brendan & Nadine

We decided to meet with Kristen and from the moment we met with her we knew we wanted her to do our ceremony! She was fantastic throughout the entire planning process and always offered her help. She made our ceremony very special and related it to us and our story and there’s nothing we would’ve changed!

Amy & Troy